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Israeli Arab Catholic ballerina wins Israel's first transgender beauty pageant

SBS - ‎14 hours ago‎
Ms Abu Hanna will go on to represent Israel in the Miss Trans Star International pageant in Spain in August. She has also won $15,000 worth of plastic surgery from a hospital in Thailand, a country recognised as one of the most popular - and cost ...
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The vulnerability of Palestinian women in Israel

Aljazeera.com - ‎7 hours ago‎
Jaffa, Israel - "I think twice before going out to Tel Aviv. I calculate how long the trip is, how long it will take, what the route is," said Sawsan Kurdi, a 53-year-old mother of six from Jaffa.
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Democrats vs. Israel

Wall Street Journal - ‎17 hours ago‎
Not too long ago Democrats were America's pro-Israel party. Harry Truman recognized Israel moments after the Jewish state declared independence in 1948.
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Inside Israel's Mossad: Efraim Halevy on UpFront

Aljazeera.com - ‎6 hours ago‎
Former Mossad director Efraim Halevy has been an outspoken critic of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and once said that Jewish extremism was a bigger threat to Israel than nuclear Iran. In this week's Headliner, Mehdi Hasan asks Halevy about ...

Questioning Israel

Press TV - ‎7 hours ago‎
Sixty eight years ago, Israel was created after Palestine was stolen and ethnically cleansed by Zionist invaders, mainly from Europe.
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Report: Israel and Arab states discuss new Palestinian leader to succeed Abbas

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎7 hours ago‎
Dahlan, a bitter rival of Abbas, was driven from Gaza after Hamas seized control of the coastal enclave in 2007. Palestinian cabinet minister Dahlan returns to Gaza from treatment abroad.

Israeli Deputy Minister Admits He Visited Syria

Haaretz - ‎1 hour ago‎
When you crossover from Israel to Lebanon or Syria, you see the difference." When asked if he had crossed into Syria sometime in the past year, Kara, who is Druze, refused to divulge details.
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US anti-extremism group asks Israel to curb rightwing Jewish activist

The Guardian - ‎22 hours ago‎
“From our point of view as an organisation based in the United States, we see this hateful discourse as harmful not only to Israeli society, but also to the reputation of the state of Israel,” the letter says. The discourse is “used as a weapon by ...
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How Israel Lost Its Latest Chance for a Peace Process

The New Yorker - ‎May 26, 2016‎
His appointment served as a climax to parallel dramas: a public dispute between Netanyahu's most conservative ministers and the Israel Defense Forces, which Lieberman's appointment will inflame, and a secret peace initiative prompted by Tony Blair, ...

How a Survivor's Son Is Bringing Baseball to Israel

Forward - ‎6 hours ago‎
Baseball in Israel? Yes that most American of games is growing in popularity thanks to individuals like Peter Kurz. The son of a father who fought in the Russian army in World War II and a mother hidden during the Holocaust in her native Hungary, Kurz ...
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Israeli Propagandists Threaten Destruction of Europe as Punishment for Boycotting Israel

AlterNet - ‎14 hours ago‎
A new video released by a pro-Israel public relations group has a startling message for Europeans: their continent is about to be obliterated by Islamic armies, and if they don't stop the movement to boycott Israel, Jerusalem will permit the ...

BREXIT Would Assist Designation of Israel Lobbyists as 'Foreign Agents'

Center for Research on Globalization - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Pro-Israel Lobby, headed by the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, has been called the NRA of foreign policy lobbies, “a hard edged, pugnacious bunch that took names and kept score”.

To punish Hamas, militant groups strike Israel

Al-Arabiya - ‎8 hours ago‎
The Salafist Ajnad Bayt al-Maqdis group has reportedly claimed responsibility for launching at least several rockets at southern Israel, causing no damage or injuries, during evening hours on 25 May, in what marked the latest attack carried out by Gaza ...
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Israel forming civil defense units in Arab and Jewish villages

Ynetnews - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Makov said that more than half of the residents of northern Israel are Arab citizens of Israel, and are under the same missile threat from Hezbollah as Jewish citizens of Israel. While the vast majority of Arab citizens of Israel do not serve in the ...
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The Zionist Dream Is Threatened From Within. Here's What Israel Must Do to Save It.

Haaretz - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The State of Israel is a miracle. No other people has accomplished what we have: rebuilding a national home after 2,000 years.

South African Nobelist Coetzee on Israel and apartheid: 'Draw your own conclusions'

Mondoweiss - ‎58 minutes ago‎
Now in its ninth year, the arts fair brings together literary giants and up-and-comers to tour Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory, where the writers give free recitals and workshops along the way.

Giving up on political propaganda, Israeli consulate turns to Ted-style inspirational conference

Mondoweiss - ‎May 27, 2016‎
A pro-Israel “gathering of influencers” known as the Beyond Conference took place in The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College last Friday on a beautiful New York afternoon.
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Israel issued 729 administrative detention orders since start of 2016

Middle East Monitor - ‎2 hours ago‎
Israel has issued and renewed 729 administrative detention orders since the start of 2016, the Palestine Prisoners' Centre for Studies (PPCS) announced yesterday.
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Intelligence File: Military need or political necessity?

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎9 hours ago‎
Similar processes have taken place for decades in Israel. The country is known for its sloppy decision- making processes in a number of different realms, especially at the public and government levels.

Israel Systematically Denies 1400 Years of Muslim History

Haaretz - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Yet the criticism of her at times bordered on the hypocritical, since denial of the Palestinian past of Israel is a widespread local phenomenon.
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